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Canyoning + Kayaking near Madrid

A double activity of kayaking and canyoning in Somosierra

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Canyoning + Kayaking near Madrid tour information

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From the meeting point in Puerto de Somosierra at 9:00 a.m.


To the meeting point in Buitrago de Lozoya around 5:00 p.m.

Are you looking for an adventure near Madrid? In this activity you will have the opportunity to go canyoning and kayaking on the same day, in a spectacular natural environment, and less than an hour away from Madrid!

All of that in a fun and safe environment, suitable for all levels of experience.

Do you want to know more? Keep reading to discover the full itinerary!

Tour itinerary

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Puerto de Somosierra Our multi-adventure day in Madrid will start in Puerto de Somosierra, where you will arrive in our own vehicle. You will find there is parking available in this area. If you don’t have access to a vehicle of your own to drive to Puerto de Somosierra and go back to Madrid after the activity, please contact us and we will let you know what options are available.
mountain view somosierra madrid
Canyoning in Somosierra We will meet the guide at 9:00 a.m. in Alto de Somosierra, where they will introduce the activity and hand out all the necessary canyoning equipment: full wetsuit, helmet, harness, dive boots and carabiner. Then we will go by walk together to the starting point for about 30 minutes. Once we reach the high point of the ravine we will begin the descent down the Somosierra canyon. Between the second and third rappel we will make our adrenaline levels go up with a 30-feet (9m) slide.
group canyoning in somosierra madrid
Reminder: we will get wet during the canyoning activity! We recommend you bring a change of shoes to leave in the car. Your feet will thank you once the activity is over :) We will finish the canyoning activity before lunch. For lunch, bring your own picnic from home and enjoy it outside. You can also enjoy local food in one of the restaurants in the area. The guide will be able to give us some tips on the best local restaurants. Take a well-deserved break and get ready because there’s more coming!
waterfall somosierra canyon in madrid
Kayaking in Buitrago de Lozoya We will meet our group again in the afternoon, after taking a well-deserved break, to carry out the kayaking activity in Buitrago de Lozoya. The guide will tell us the exact meeting point that day where you will go with your own vehicle.
kayaking lozoya madrid
Once again, the guide will hand out all necessary equipment for the kayaking activity and give us some pointers before we go back into the water. During our kayaking in Buitrago de Lozoya will visit the walled enclosure of the city and venture into the forest until we reach the Palacio del Bosque ruins.
kayaking near the buitrago de lozaya wall
Wrapping up We will go back to Buitrago de Lozoya paddling through the same path we came from. As we border the city walls once again, you will feel like we’re traveling back to medieval times. How do you think Madrid looked like in the fifth century? After reaching the shore and getting out of the water we will say goodbye to the Lozoya river and to our guide. We hope to see you in your next adventure!
group canyoning in madrid

Tour details


  • 1 hour of kayaking with all the necessary equipment
  • Half a day of canyoning
  • Mountain guide
  • Technical equipment: ropes; carabiners; backpacks; watertight kegs and first aid kit
  • Personal technical equipment: full wetsuit; dive boots; harness; anchor ropes; figure 8 and helmet
  • Accident Insurance

Not included

  • Transportation
  • Lunch

error_outlineImportant information

The order of the visits could be altered, but it will not affect the content of the program. The schedules of the tickets and transports could be subject to modifications.
This activity includes the appropriate protection measures to ensure your safety. In addition, our excursions are outdoor and in small groups to reduce the risk of contagion. Remember to follow the instructions of the staff during the development of the excursion.

restoreCancellation policy

Free cancellation! If you cancel at least 7 days before the start of the tour, you will receive 100% of the amount paid. After this time, or in case of no show, no refunds will be made.

What to bring to Canyoning + Kayaking near Madrid

You will get wet in our Canyoning + Kayaking near Madrid tour, so please make sure to keep all objects that can’t get wet in your vehicle. We also recommend you to leave all valuables at home. For this activity you will need:
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Boots or sports shoes for canyoning (no sandals). Footwear will get wet so we recommend bringing another pair to leave in the car
  • Food
  • Water
  • Sunscreen and lip balm with SPF

Questions & Answers

Do kids get a discount?
Yes! If you travel with children born after 2008, the price of the activity for them will be €40. Please contact us at and we'll show you how to make the booking.

How big are the groups for the Canyoning + Kayaking near Madrid activity?
The group will have a maximum size of 9 people. To guarantee your safety, the activity will always be carried out in the company of a professional guide.

I’ve never done canyoning or kayaking before, can I still participate in this tour?
Of course! Our Canyoning + Kayaking near Madrid tour is suitable for everyone - no previous experience needed! A professional guide will be available throughout the activity to make sure all participants can realize the activity in a fun and safe environment.

Can I do the 115-feet/35-meter rappel descent in Somosierra Canyon?
Yes! If you have previous rappel experience and want a more intense experience out of our Canyoning + Kayaking near Madrid tour you will be able to descend the 115-feet (35m) rappel. If you are interested in the 115-feet rappel, please contact us on

In order to do the 115-feet rappel it is mandatory to have previous rappel experience and have a maximum of 4 participants in the group.

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